As in the past, specialty distributors, which tend to have fewer customers and employees than full-line electrical distributors, dominate the list of distributors as ranked by sales per employee. The companies here were among those respondents that provided both a 2009 sales number and an employee count for publication in this year's listing.

Rank Company Headquarters Sales Per Employee
1 Western United Electric Supply Brighton, CO 2,814,815
2 United Utility Supply Cooperative Corp. Louisville, KY 2,500,000
3 Tri State Utility Products Inc. Marietta, GA 2,419,355
4 Rural Electric Supply Cooperative (RESCO) Middleton, WI 2,369,565
5 TEC Utility Supply & Service Georgetown, TX 1,784,314
6 Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. Little Rock, AR 1,750,000
7 International Electrical Sales Corp. (IESCO) Miami 1,468,750
8 General Pacific Inc. Fairview, OR 1,382,759
9 Gresco Utility Supply, Inc Forsyth, GA 1,154,639
10 The Reynolds Co. Fort Worth, TX 1,063,953
11 Omni Cable Corp. West Chester, PA 954,819
12 Houston Wire & Cable Houston 950,746
13 Codale Electric Supply Inc. Salt Lake City 950,270
14 Gallant & Win Corp. Long Island City, NY 885,714
15 Lasalle Electric Livonia, MI 876,000
16 Turtle & Hughes Inc. Linden, NJ 872,222
17 Shepherd Electric Supply Baltimore 864,583
18 OneSource Distributors, LLC Oceanside, CA 859,649
19 Advance Electrical & Industrial Supply Norcross, GA 852,541
20 Professional Electric Products Co. (PEPCO) Eastlake, OH 842,105
21 I.G. Federal Electrical Supply Corp. Long Island City, NY 837,159
23 Connexion Buffalo Grove IL 791,892
24 Independent Electric Supply Inc. San Carlos, CA 791,489
25 Sunrise Electric Supply Addison, IL 775,000
25 WESCO Distribution Inc. Pittsburgh 758,025